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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

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Established in 1457, the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Freiburg im Breisgau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (ALUF) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (ALUF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this German higher education organization a non-selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ALUF also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Control Typepublic


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Entity Typenon-profit


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Name (English) Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
Acronym ALUF
Founded 1457
Motto Die Wahrheit wird euch frei machen
The truth will make you free
Colours Blue and white
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University Location

Address Friedrichstr. 39
Freiburg im Breisgau
79098 Baden-Wurttemberg
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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Phone Number +49 (761) 203-0
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Fax Number +49 (761) 203-4369

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
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0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
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Admission Information

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Admission Office Admission Office

Freiburg 79085
(761) 2 03 43 72

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of over-5,000 academic employees (Faculty).

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Control Type Control Type

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is a public higher education institution.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Entity Type Entity Type

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is a non-profit higher education institution.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Library University Library

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Housing University Housing

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's main services:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)
  • ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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